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ICCA-NYC Bar-CPR Working Group on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration

Technology plays an increasingly important role in almost every aspect of life and does not stop at international arbitration. While technology could facilitate the...

Arb-Med-Arb: what is it and how can it help the parties to solve their...

What is the most efficient alternative, i.e. out of court, way to settle disputes? Arbitral institutions provide many options to the parties: “normal” arbitration,...

ICC and LCIA Revise Practice Notes

At the end of October, both, ICC and LCIA, introduced revised practice notes. Aiming to increase efficiency of the proceedings the ICC amended its 30-page...

NAFTA in Play: Investors’ Arbitration Rights

As the NAFTA withdrawal rhetoric heats up, it would be prudent to determine whether your company has any claims against a NAFTA government that...

ICCA and Queen Mary School Task Force’s Draft Report on Third Party Funding

On 1 September, a task force of the ICCA and the Queen Mary School of International Arbitration published a draft report on third party...

Argentina: New Legal Framework Allows for International Arbitration and Dispute Boards in Public-Private Partnership...

A recent legal framework in the Argentine Republic allows for domestic or international arbitration and dispute boards for public-private partnerships, and is expected to...

Brazilian Court of Appeals confirms the validity of arbitration in international sales representation agreement

On June 21, 2017, the Court of Appeals of São Paulo confirmed the validity of an arbitration clause set forth in an international sales...

Security for costs – Renunciation of the standards set up in “RSM v. Saint...

Can a tribunal order an impecunious claimant to pay security for costs? This is an often debated topic both in commercial and in investment...

Investor-State Arbitration – An Introduction

A. Introduction While investor-state arbitration remains a relatively new area of international law, the number of cases commenced under international investment agreements (IIAs) has grown...

New Arbitration Clauses of Brazilian Oil and Gas Agreements Made Public

The Brazilian Oil and Gas Agency ("ANP") has recently published the draft agreements for exploration and production of oil and gas in Brazil, which...